Inside Adobe InDesign Vol 4
I’m having trouble printing a job from InDesign. The master page is set up with columns and guides, which also appear on my 16-page layout. Well, the columns and guides are imaging! Is there a setting I need to turn off that I’m not seeing?
Yes, there are a few easily overlooked settings in the Print dialog box that enable you to do some really cool things like print non-printing objects, blank pages, and visible guides and grids. Perhaps they’re not so cool when you don’t want them to print! None of these items print by default. After you enable them, though, they stay that way until you disable them.
To prevent visible guides and grids from printing:
1. Choose File > Print to open the Print dialog box.
2. Deselect the Print Visible Guides And Baseline Grids check box, shown in Figure A.
3. Set the remaining options as usual, and then click Print.
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Introduction to hyperlinks
A hyperlink is a navigation elementâ€”either text or an objectâ€”in an electronic document. When a user hovers a cursor over a hyperlink, its appearance changes to indicate a link. Clicking on the link takes the user to a new destination, which may be an area on the same page, a different page, or an entirely different document or website published on the Internet or a company intranet.
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